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Tension clutches Takarjala

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Agartala, July 10, 2018:  Tension continues to grip Takarjala subdivision after spate of clashes between BJP-IPFT. After latest spurt of incidents, security forces deployed in strength in the area and senior police officers are keeping a close watch on the situation.

Both the parties blamed each other for the incidents. IPFT supporters blocked two important connecting roads in the area on Tuesday causing heavy traffic disruptions.

For over a month tension gripped Takarjala as supporters of rival ruling parties frequently  engaged in pitched battles. The incidents left several injured and creeated an uneasy situion in the tribal dominated subdivision.

On Monday at least two local leades of BJP injured while a party office was ransakced and funitures destroyed in attacks. BJP blamed IPFT for the incidents that fuelled tension.